Direct Property

This option holds units in portfolios focused on core, high-quality properties – mainly CBD office buildings and large shopping centres. Returns may come from both rental income and capital growth.
10-year average
annual super return
as at 30 June 2020
For a detailed overview of this option including pension returns, visit the performance page.

Why you’d invest

Invest in this option if you have an investment timeframe of at least five years. It’s for those keen to generate returns by investing directly in property, who are comfortable with a higher level of risk.

The minimum investment timeframe is 5+ years. 

Return objective

To outperform the return of the Australian direct property market (as measured by the MSCI/Mercer Australia Core Wholesale Monthly Property Fund Index).

To achieve returns after tax and fees that exceed the inflation rate by at least 3% per year (over rolling 10-year periods).

Risk level

Medium to high
The chance of a negative annual return is 3.2 in every 20 years.
The risk level is based on the Standard Risk Measure.

Asset mix

Allocation table for Super & TTI

Asset class Benchmark Range
Direct property 100% n/a

Allocation table for Pension

Asset class Benchmark Range
Direct property 100% n/a
More about investing
Fees and costs
Fees and costs
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Investment returns
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Your investment choices
Your investment choices
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